Shop Savvy: 4 Perks Of Being An Early Bird Christmas Shopper

They say the early bird catches the worm, and it applies more than ever when it comes to buying that long list of Christmas gifts! If you shop smart by organising your tasks and store hit-list in advance, you will save significantly on costs. Not to mention keeping your sanity and stress levels in check! […]

Top tips for making a room look bigger

In this feature we are delighted to share with you our top homeware tips for making a room look bigger using clever lighting and furnishing. Clever use of lighting If you are not lucky enough to have a lot of natural light flowing into a room, creative lighting effects can make a big difference to […]

Gift shopping whilst on vacation

Often the much welcomed Summer months are the perfect time to plan that well deserved break. Regardless of whether you are planning a vacation in Ireland or abroad, there are many benefits in buying that special gift while on vacation. Gift hunting whilst on vacation provides a great opportunity to search for the perfect present […]

Gift Giving Guide for this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is taking place this Sunday the 21st June. It’s that time of year when we acknowledge the important role our fathers play in our lives. The day marks the many ways our Dad have and continue to impact our lives. Gift giving however can be a difficult task with many Dads proving challenging […]

Home Decor Gift Guide

The art of gift giving can be a tricky task. Speaking from experience taste can be such an individual thing. Too often housewarming gifts or homeware items given as presents can end up hidden in an attic gathering dust, only to be displayed when the gift- giver visits the home! The challenge to most people […]

Mother’s Day Gift Giving

With Mother’s Day just around the corner it seems fitting that with all the unconditional love and support our mums have given us over the years that there is a day of recognition to honour and celebrate mothers.  Mothers Day which is taking place on Sunday the 15th March is celebrated on different days and […]

Bar stools from the pub to the kitchen table

A furniture and homeware item that is necessary and which we spend a good portion of our day using, but often overlook is the humble chair or stool. Along with a table, a chair or stool is an essential part of the house and home furnishing. Whilst we think we know what a standard chair […]

Meadows and Byrne – the beauty of online shopping

Shopping can take a lot of time and work. When buying personal items or gifts for a variety of gift giving occasions whether it be for Christmas, birthdays housewarming gifts or household gifts one ideally needs time to browse and look around in the shops. With many of us leading busy lives it is often […]

Housewarming gift ideas

We all do it from time to time, be it something as transient as changing rented accommodation to the big step in buying and moving into ones first permanent home whether it be as single person, a couple, as newlyweds or as a family unit. Such a move and occasion often calls for a celebration […]

The art of Christmas gift giving…

Christmas is certainly in the air, shop windows are displaying their Christmas themed wares,  Christmas classic adverts from days gone by are starting to reappear and childrens’ Christmas wishlists with the latest must-have toys are appearing. As with Christmas comes Christmas gift giving. Whether it’s a kris kingle exchange at the office Christmas party a […]